The Board of Directors provides policy direction for the organization and leads efforts to deliver quality programs and events to its members. To get involved on the Board, read more about our elections procedures below.

2024 Board of Directors

President
Justin Lovell, Director of Administrative Services
West County Wastewater District

Vice President
Candice Rankin Mumby, Sustainability Manager
City of Walnut Creek

Program Director
Stacie Marchetti, Management Analyst
City of Roseville

Finance Director/Treasurer
Anthony Valdez, Assistant to the City Manager
City of Bakersfield

Membership Director
Aarón Zavala, Senior Management Analyst
City of Petaluma

Communications Director/Secretary
Anna Guiles, Assistant to the City Manager
City of Fairfield

Conference Director
Liz Lange, Management Analyst II
City of Redwood City

Immediate Past President
John Stefanski, Assistant City Manager
City of San Rafael

Regions
Region 1 Co-Chairs (Peninsula / South Bay / Monterey Bay)
region1@mmanc.org

  • Irma Acosta, Administrative Analyst
    City of Half Moon Bay
  • Ernest Azevedo, Human Resources Analyst
    City of Half Moon Bay
  • Carrie Dallman- Saheb, Sustainability Specialist
    County of San Mateo
  • Oscar Murillo, Senior Management Analyst
    City of Palo Alto
  • Varsha Srinivasan, Management Fellow
    City of Redwood City
Region 2 Co-Chairs (North Bay / North Coast)
region2@mmanc.org

Region 3 Co-Chairs (Sacramento / Lake Tahoe / Shasta Cascade)
region3@mmanc.org

  • Alexxiss Diaz, Community Engagement Representative
    City of Rancho Cordova
  • Dago Fierros, Housing Analyst II
    City of Woodland
  • Melissa Kuehne, Communications and Development Manager
    Institute for Local Government
  • Daniel Leonardich, Management Analyst
    City of Roseville
  • Haley Reid, Associate Management Analyst
    City of Rocklin
  • Rebecca Scott, Director of Operations
    Citrus Heights Water District
  • Megan Siren, Assistant to the City Manager
    City of Rancho Cordova
Region 4 Co-Chairs (East Bay)
region4@mmanc.org

  • Claire Coleman, Budget/Financial Services Manager
    City of El Cerrito
  • Jason Earl, Senior Management Analyst
    City of Dublin
  • Amanda Gallo, Management Analyst II
    City of Fremont
  • Alberto Hernandez, Finance Supervisor
    Dublin San Ramon Services District
  • Brad Olson, Management Analyst II
    City of Hayward
  • Jennifer Tell, Budget Manager
    City of Alameda
Region 5 Co-Chairs (San Joaquin / Central Sierras)
region5@mmanc.org

Ex-Officio Board Members

Members interested in serving on the Board of Directors are strongly encouraged to review the position description and be able to commit to the position’s expectations before submitting a nomination.

Terms for all MMANC offices begin on January 1 of each year. Elections are held in fall of each year and typically follow the election schedule below:

  • Nominations Close: Last business day in October
  • Ballots Distributed: First Thursday in November
  • Ballots Due Back: Third Thursday in November
  • Run-off Ballots Distributed: First Monday in December
  • Run-off Ballots Due Back: Second Monday in December

The 2023 Election Calendar (for terms beginning January 1, 2023) shall occur as follows:

  • Nominations Open: October 17, 2022
  • Nominations Close: October 31, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Ballots Distributed: November 3, 2023
  • Ballots Due Back: November 17, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Results announced: Monday, December 5, 2023

If a run-off is required:

  • Run-off Ballots Distributed: December 5, 2023
  • Run-off Ballots Due Back: December 12, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Results announced: Friday, December 16, 2023

Eligibility

MMANC members must be Full members to serve in an elected position and can nominate themselves for this position.  Full members may also nominate other members to the position.  Those interested in serving on the Board of Directors are encouraged to contact a current board member to learn more about the role.  Members will also have an opportunity to learn more about the board roles at the Annual Conference.

Nominations

Nominations may also be received from other MMANC members. By the close of nominations, candidates for office shall submit to the Elections Committee a brief statement of interest not to exceed 250 words. Nominations must be submitted to: elections@mmanc.org.  All prospective candidates should read the position descriptions before submitting nominations.

The Elections Committee is responsible for executing the annual elections process, including:

  • Candidate recruitment
  • Ballot preparation
  • Mailing
  • Tabulation
  • Certification

To contact the Elections Committee, please e-mail elections@mmanc.org.